Fresh Peach Cobbler Recipe

Step 1

Heat oven to 400F. Mix 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and nutmeg in a 2 qt. saucepan. Stir in peaches and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute.

Step 2

Pour into ungreased 2 quart casserole dish. Stir together the flour, baking powder, 1 T sugar and salt. Add the shortening and cut through with a fork until flour clings to shortening. Add milk. Form into a ball. Drop mixture by 6-8 teaspoonfuls onto hot fruit.

Step 3

Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until topping is golden brown. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

NOTE: You may substitute any fruit for the peaches, just being care- ful that the amounts are approximately the same.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2c Sugar
  • 1tb Cornstarch
  • 1/4ts Ground nutmeg
  • 4c Peeled fresh or canned peaches, drained
  • 1ts Lemon juice
  • 1c Flour
  • 1tb Sugar
  • 1 1/2ts Baking powder
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 3tb Shortening
  • 1/2c Milk

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